Title: The Black Lagoon
Author: Hannah Shilling (Acedusa Books)
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Set in the 1690s, in Port Royal, Jamaica – the wickedest town on earth.
The Governor of Jamaica invents the swimmingpool, by the simple process of having a foundered ship drawn up a hill on his estate and its hull caulked and filled with water – for the purposes of masques and revels. He is opposed by Captain Quint, an ascetic pirate, keen on exploration and democracy.
They have various run-ins, including the imprisonment of Quint’s helmsman for an outrage involving the last Jamaican…